International law holds an important role in maintaining peace and stability in the East Sea, heard the ninth East Sea International Conference which ended in Ho Chi Minh City on November 28.
An international workshop on “Emerging Security Order in Indo-Pacific: Issues & Challenges” took place in New Delhi, India from July 14-15.
Vietnam has full legal foundation and historical evidence of its sovereignty over Truong Sa (Spratly) and Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelagoes, which are in line with international law.
Around 80 delegates from foreign missions, Vietnamese agencies, and academics gathered at the third Ocean Dialogue, to discuss the international law on the East Sea, which opened in Hanoi on June 11th.
Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang condemned Taiwan (China)’s violations of Vietnam’s sovereignty over Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago during a press conference in Hanoi on May 31st.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has affirmed that China’s statement on halting fishing activities for a limited period in the waters belonging to Vietnam’s sovereignty is valueless.
As asserted many times before, Vietnam has sufficient legal ground and historical evidence affirming its sovereignty over Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago, stated Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.
An American-Vietnamese collector, Tran Thang, has donated the Pattie De La Conchinchine, an 1827 map, to the Hoang Sa (Paracel) Island District of Hoang Sa Museum in Da Nang City.
Vietnam has asked China not to conduct oil drilling and promptly pull its Haiyang Shiyou 981 drilling rig out of the mouth of the Gulf of Tonkin, Foreign Ministry’s spokesman Le Hai Binh said on January 19th 2016.
Foreign Ministry’s spokesman Le Hai Binh has once again expressed Vietnam’s strong protest against a pair of Chinese civilian jet airliners that landed at an illegally-built airport on Chu Thap (Fiery Cross) island in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago on January 6th.
The Ministry of Information and Communications, the Hoa Binh provincial People’s Committee on October 5th co-opened a photo exhibition in Hoa Binh province titled “Hoang Sa and Truong Sa - Historical and legal evidence”.
Continuing to respond the campaign to support poor students, who are kids of soldiers on duty on Truong Sa island and fishermen, the Vietnamese community in Australia raised nearly AUD25,000 through campaigns in Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney and Brisbane from September 23rd to October 5th.
From October 2nd-4th, a photo and material exhibition on Truong Sa, Hoang Sa archipelagoes of Vietnam was held at the Jahrhunderthalle cultural center, Bochum city, Germany.
A flag-raising ceremony for two new submarines was solemnly conducted at Cam Ranh military port in the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa on August 1.
China’s illegal construction work in the East Sea has adverse impacts on peace, security, economy, trade and marine environment, experts stressed at an international seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on July 25.
Illegal construction in the East Sea and its impact on regional peace, security, economy and trade will be put on the table at an international seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on July 25.
(VNF) - In 2014, the East Sea became a hot spot in Southeast Asia, and Asia in general, with concern and anxiety among the international community over China’s placement of the drilling rig HYSY 981 inside Vietnam’s continental shelf and exclusive economic zone, encroaching on the sovereignty and jurisdiction of Vietnam as were established in the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea.